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Jans Croon

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Position
5'6''
Height
Sophomore
Class
San Diego, Calif.
Hometown
Torrey Pines
High School / Club
Jans Croon - Field Hockey - Virginia Cavaliers

Jans Croon Pronunciation

2022

  • Added to the US U21  Women’s National Team roster (3/9)

2021

  • Synapse Sports National All-Rookie Team
  • Started all 21 games, one of just three players on the team to do so
  • Was in the starting lineup for her first collegiate game against Penn State, the only freshman in the starting lineup (8/27)
  • Had an assist in the Wake Forest game for her first collegiate point (9/24)
  • NFHCA National Academic Squad

Background

  • Named 2020 MAX Field Hockey West/Mid-West Region Players to Watch
  • Member of the 2020 and 2021 US RISE Junior National Team
  • Lived in Haarlem, the Netherlands until age 13, playing field hockey at MHC Alliance
  • Was a competitive speed skater until moving to the United States
  • Played beach volleyball while living in Manhattan Beach, California, before moving to San Diego
  • Attended Mira Costa High School freshman through junior year, which did not sponsor field hockey, before transferring to Torrey Pines High as a senior

Personal

  • Daughter of Barbara van Leeuwen and Thijs Croon
  • Undeclared major